Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Advantages of Lap-Band® Surgery:

January 28, 2011

Lap-Band® surgery is the safest and least invasive of all the major bariatric surgery procedures we offer. Approved by the FDA in 2001, it has rapidly become the second most popular weight loss surgery procedure in the US after gastric … Continue reading

The Gold Standard

Gastric bypass surgery is widely considered to be the gold standard in weight loss surgery procedures. Even though it is the most invasive of all the bariatric procedures we perform, by combining restriction and malabsorption, it also offers the greatest … Continue reading

1 in 3 US Adults May Have Diabetes by 2050

January 12, 2011

By the year 2050, it is predicted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that 1 in 3 US adults will have some form of diabetes. That statistic is more startling when compared that currently, that rate is “only” … Continue reading

Recovery after Gastric Bypass

January 11, 2011

Gastric bypass is major surgery even though it is generally performed laparoscopically. It is therefore very important to follow your post surgical guidelines in order to minimize recovery problems. You will receive a detailed post-surgical checklist that will give you … Continue reading

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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